Opinions From the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit - November 1997

James Singletary, Plaintiff-appellant, v. Daryl F. Gates, Former Chief of Police; Willie Williams,chief of Police; City of Los Angeles; Richard Alatorre;mike Hernandez; Rita Walters; Hal Bernson; Nate Holden;michael Woo; Mark Ridley-thomas; Marvin Braude; Joypicus; Zev Yaroslavsky; Ernani Bernardi; Robert Farrell;john Ferraro; Joan Flores; Ruth Galanter; Gloria Molina;joy Picus; Joel Wachs; Rudy Svornich; Jackie Goldberg;laura Chick; Richard Alarcon; Unknown Good, Mr., Officer;one Hundred Unknown Named Lapd Officers; La City Attorneys,100 Unknown Named Deputy or Assistant Who Have Recommendedto the Los Angeles City Counsel That It Indemnify Lapdofficers for Punitive Damages Assessed Against Thoseofficers, or Who Have Caused or Participated in the Paymentby the City of La of Lump Sum Settlement of Lawsuits Inwhich Punitive Damages Were Awarded Against an Lapd Officer;la City Employees, 100 Unknown Named Who Were Employed Asjailors Nurses, Nurses Aids or Other Employees in the Vannuys Jail All Except the City of Los Angeles Sued Both Intheir Individual and Official Capacities; C.o. Prather, Asindividual and in Official Capacity; J. Krulac, Asindividual and in Official Capacity; H. Rhudy, Asindividual and in Official Capacity; L. Metz, As Individualand in Official Capacity; R.g. Abrams, As Individual and Inofficial Capacity; J. Garcia, As Individual and in Officialcapacity; M. Pomeroy, As Individual and in Officialcapacity; R.m. Moore, As Individual and in Officialcapacity, Defendants-appellees
Date: November 20, 1997
Citation: 131 F.3d 148

Nicole Ma, Plaintiff-appellant, v. Safeway, Inc., Defendant-appellee
Date: November 17, 1997
Citation: 131 F.3d 147

Association of Ethical Matchmakers, a Wa Nonprofit Corp.;jane Doe, # 1; Gina Reidy; Gary Thomason; Robert L.veilleux, Inter Alia; Copyright Infringement Association, Awa Nonprofit Corp. and Its Members; Match-soft Group, Interalia; Together Dating Creditors Committee, a Wa Nonprofitcorp., and Its Members; Gail Charloff; Robert Keating,inter Alia; Victims Together, a Wa Nonprofit Corp., and Itsmembers; Jane Doe, # 2; Janice (evalt) Glaser; Fridaholmes; Michelle Holmes; Heather Nicholson, Inter Alia,plaintiffs-appellantsandwill Knedlik, Appellant, v. Together Racketeering Enterprise, and Each Competentthereof; Together Development Corp.; Together Datingservice Inc.; Together Consolidated Inc.; Thought Processinc.; Tech Graphics; Samsong-zalkind Inc.; Ross Crosslandweston & Co.; Psychometrix; P.m.p. Marketing Inc.;personal Introductions Inc.; Monterey Financial Servicesinc., Mega Marketing Group Inc.; Mallard Electronics Inc.;listworks Corp.; Harte-hanks Direct Marketing; Green-treejoint Venture Inc.; Gray, Plant, Mooty, Mooty & Bennett,p.a.; Gms Computing Co.; Bank One Akron N.a.; Americanexpress Company; Allar-tic Financial Services Inc.;jeffrey Altmire; Cheryl Altmire, Husband & Wife, and Themarital Community, Sharon Brewer-smith; John Doe Smith,wife & Husband, and the Marital Community; Paul Falzone;jane Doe Falzone, Husband & Wife, and the Marital Community;robert Hereford; Jane Doe Hereford, Husband & Wife, Andthe Marital Community; Steve Kelly; Erica Kelly, Husband &wife, and the Marital Community; William Kaepernik, Sr., Awidower, and the Estate of Jane Doe Kaepernik (deceased);ted Law; Rachael Law, Husband & Wife, and the Maritalcommunity; Salina Luevano; John Doe Luevano, Husband &wife, and the Marital Community; Jenifer Madsen; Lesmadsen, Husband & Wife and the Marital Community; Joemarino; Jane Doe Marino, Husband & Wife, and the Maritalcommunity; Bradford Megaham; Diane Megahan, Husband &wife, and the Marital Community; Christopher Nolan; Janedoe Nolan, Husband & Wife, and the Marital Community; Brianpappas; Christine (pappas) Hurley, Husband & Wife, and Themarital Community; Jeffrey Pappas; Suzanne Pappas, Husband& Wife, and the Marital Community; Patty Patton; John Doepatton, Wife & Husband, and the Marital Community; Winslowscott; Carol Scott, Husband & Wife, and the Maritalcommunity; Brenda Thomason, Aka Brenda Lillis, Aka Brendaabutaha, Aka Brenda Ramos; Chet Tomasiewicz; Jane Doetomasiewicz, Husband & Wife, and the Marital Community;horace Trimarchi; Jane Doe Trimarchi, Husband & Wife, Andthe Marital Community; Gerald West; Jane Doe West, Husband& Wife, and the Marital Community; Summer West; John Doewest, Wife & Husband, and the Marital Community; Kenwilkins; Jane Doe Wilkins, Husband & Wife, and the Maritalcommunity; Quentin Wittrock; Jane Doe Wittrock, Husband &wife, and the Marital Community; Steve Wolkon; Jane Doewolkon, Husband & Wife, and the Marital Community; Richardwoolman; Jane Doe Woolman, Husband & Wife, and the Maritalcommunity; Ronald Zalkind; Jane Doe Zalkind, Husband &wife, and the Marital Community; Titled or Untitled Jointventures, Titled or Untitled Partnerships or Titled Oruntitled Relations Among and Between Said and John Doecorporations, Entities, Marital, Communities and Persons,defendants-appellees
Date: November 7, 1997
Citation: 129 F.3d 124